10 September 2020, New York - Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States at the Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict: Attacks against Schools as a Grave Violation of Children’s Rights
10 September 2020, New York - Statement on behalf of the EU and its Member States by H.E. Mr. Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace convened by the President of the 74th Session of the General Assembly: The Culture of Peace: Change our world for the better in the age of COVID-19
9 September 2020, New York – European Union Statement by H.E. Ambassador Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the Arria-formula Meeting on the Implementation of Security Council Resolutions on Youth, Peace and Security by UN Peace Operation
Clean air is essential to our health and to the environment. Since the industrial revolution, the quality of the air we breathe has deteriorated considerably. The human toll for poor air quality is worse than for road traffic accidents. Air pollution is the single greatest environmental risk to human health: around 6,5 million premature deaths across the world are due to air pollution. Particularly in developing countries, air pollution disproportionately affects women, children and old people.
4 September 2020, New York – European Union Statement by H.E. Ambassador Olof Skoog, Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the Arria-formula meeting on Human Rights in Belarus
2 September 2020, New York - Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States by Sébastien Brabant, Head of Coordination, Press and Information Section, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the Committee on Information 42nd Session General Debate
A meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) took place in Vienna on Tuesday 1st September. Under the terms of the JCPOA, the Joint Commission is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the agreement. The Joint Commission was chaired, on behalf of EU High Representative Josep Borrell, by EEAS Secretary General Helga-Maria Schmid and was attended by representatives of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and Iran at the level of Political Directors/Deputy Foreign Ministers.